Category: Ethno-Religious Issues

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Comparing Sri Lanka’s July83 riots to US 2020riots following murder of George Floyd

Sri Lanka’s 1983 July “riots” cannot omit to mention the killing of 13 Sri Lankan soldiers that presumably precipitated and justified the attack that came to be termed a ‘racial’ ‘ethnic riot’. No one...

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George Floyd murder enflames US: America is a failed state

On 26 May 2020 social media watched a black man (George Floyd) handcuffed and pinned to the pavement pleading to the 4 white American police officers – ‘I can’t breathe’. Onlookers watching George, whose...

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RIGHT OF RESPONSE TO VISVAJIT SRIRAMRAJAN writing to THE DIPLOMAT on Post-War Sri Lanka

“Post-War Sri Lanka: Fractured and unjust for Tamils’ is the article appearing on TheDiplomat by Visvajit Sriramrajan on 15 May 2020. The article is replete in conjecture, abound in unsubstantiated allegations and completely distorting...

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No Human Rights for foreign workers repatriated because of COVID-19: Unfortunate fate of Sri Lankan returnees from Kuwait

Sri Lanka has marked its 10thCOVID-19 death with the news of a Kuwaiti-returnee passing away at a quarantine centre in Trincomalee on 25 May 2020. She was 51 years and had returned to Sri...

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Sooka’s ITJP is a National Security threat: Sri Lanka must question EU & take Legal Action

  “No Vetting for Sri Lanka’s New Major Generals”is the latest of Sooka’s witch hunt against Sri Lanka and adds to her record of issuing close to 70 reports against Sri Lanka since 2009....

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MOURNING THE DEAD: A Soldier & a terrorist can never be equal

A soldier of a National Army cannot be put on par with terrorist. Similarly, a mother of a solider cannot be put on par with a mother of a terrorist too. A war widow...

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Mullaivaikal Commemoration – Mourning LTTE dead under pretense of ‘civilian dead’

It’s now bordering the ridiculous when foreign MPs are muttering ‘genocide’ without stopping to actually ask a basic question – how many actually died or were killed. It is ludicrous of them to be...

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Sri Lanka’s Victory: LTTE turned children into child soldiers. Sri Lanka brought out the talents in child soldiers

We have only guestimates of Tamil children kidnapped by LTTE and turned into child soldiers. We don’t really know the exact numbers of Tamil children kidnapped, how many died during LTTE training, how many...

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Tamil nationalism, LTTE separatism and “West’s Eelam – who has now hijacked the pillow?

“I am a traitor to Tamils” A slipper garland – Jaffna (May 2020) Tamil nationalism bordering separatism was birthed by Tamil political leaders and not LTTE. LTTE only hijacked it as a camouflage to...